have been sent to me by Arnold
Marovitz Schwartz. (firstname.lastname@example.org). Photos were
taken by the Jacobstadt photographer
was presumed lost! Many of the old family photos date
1907. In 1922 my great grandmother Minnie Meyerowitch gave the
album to Cherna Marovitch to take with her when she left Jacobstadt,
Montreal, Canada. Cherna kept the album until her death in 1984 and
when the family lost track of the whereabouts of the photo album.
one year ago I found out the whereabouts of the family photo album.
Apparently, when Cherna passed away in 1984, her eldest child,
Kizner Jaschik took the album and kept it until her death in 1998.
two daughters, Felicia and Deborah. Deborah took two photos and
of the album went to Felicia. Deborah gave me her two photos five
ago and for the past five years I have tried to obtain the rest of the
album. Last month I was surprised to receive, in the mail, all
remaining photos from the family photo album. I phoned Felicia to
her for the family treasure she sent me!
Schacter, Great Grandmother Minnie Openheim Mayrowitch, Tillie
and Cherna Marovitch Kizne
Great Great Grandmother
and Great Grandfather Pesach Abbe
1911 Tillie Meyerowitz Brook and Max Marovitz.
when my Great Uncle
Max arrived in Montreal, Canada
and was reunited with his older brother
family photo was taken on
the back porch of the Meyerovitch Family Shtetl Home at 350ab
street, Jacobstadt, Russia (Jekabpils, Latvia) in 1914. From L to
unknown gentile youth, unknown gentile male, unknown gentile
my Great Uncle Lipa Marovitch. In 1906 the gentile family moved
in on my
Great Great Grandfather Shruel's side of the split dwelling when Shruel
out and then moved in on the other half of the split dwelling with my
Grandmother Minnie and her 8 children, to help support the family.
are presumed deceased
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